M&S Current Account

  • Access to an arranged overdraft that suits your needs at account opening (subject to status). Interest rates apply.
  • Access to the high rate Monthly Saver.
  • No monthly account fee.

Apply for an M&S Current account

To support customers financially impacted by Covid-19, from 9 April until 29 August 2020, we temporarily won't charge interest on the first £500 of arranged overdraft borrowing. Normally we charge interest on arranged overdraft borrowing over £250. Additionally, until 29 August 2020 we'll temporarily charge 19.9% EAR (variable) for any arranged overdraft balances above £500. The normal rate of interest for overdraft borrowing is 39.9% EAR (variable). We'll apply our normal pricing from 30 August 2020, find out more information in our FAQs.

Representative example: 0% EAR variable on the first £250, 39.9% EAR variable on anything above that, giving a representative rate of 30.5% APR variable (assumed arranged overdraft £1,200).

How does our overdraft compare?
You can compare our overdrafts with other ways of borrowing by looking at the Annual Percentage Rate (APR). APR is the cost of borrowing over a year and lets you compare the costs with other credit products.

These are temporary measures and do not change the account and overdraft contractual terms and conditions, which remain the same.

If you'll continue to be affected financially by Covid-19 beyond 29 August 2020, and you're experiencing a reduction in your income or increase in expenditure, we may be able to help. Until 31 October 2020, you can apply to keep your temporary arranged overdraft pricing for a further three months. To do this please complete the extending overdraft support form.

No interest-free amount applies to Additional Accounts.

Did you know we give customers a choice of current accounts?

We also offer the M&S Premium Current Account; for £10 per month you can get more of the things you love from M&S.

We are required to publish the Financial Conduct Authority Service Quality Information for personal current accounts.

To open any of our accounts, a new customer will need to provide us with the documents and information set out in our Keeping you safe page. We may request additional information or documents in individual cases.
You can open an account:
without visiting a branch Yes
where a visit to a branch is required, without an appointment In some cases
by sending us documents and information electronically In some cases
by post No

Features and benefits

Monthly Saver account

Access to a 2.75% AER/gross fixed rate for 12 months with our M&S Monthly SaverM&S Monthly SaverFootnote 1* if you switch to us using the Current Account Switch ServiceCurrent Account Switch Service and have two active Direct Debits.

Arranged Overdraft

Available at account opening (subject to status). The first £250 of any arranged overdraft is interest free. Overdraft interest is charged at 39.9% EAR variable on all balances over £250 and up to any arranged overdraft limit.

M&S Visa Debit Card

Our Visa debit card can be used at over 38 million locations in over 200 countries and it comes with contactless technology built in.

Internet Banking

Manage your accounts online, check balances and transactions, pay bills and make payments.

M&S Loyalty Scheme

Earn 1 point for every £1 spent on your M&S Visa Debit Card in M&S (in store and online) through the M&S Loyalty SchemeM&S Loyalty Scheme.

M&S Banking App

Quickly keep track of your current account spending on the go with this easy to use app. Device restrictions apply.

Representative example: 0% EAR variable on the first £250, 39.9% EAR variable on anything above that, giving a representative rate of 30.5% APR variable (assumed arranged overdraft £1,200).

The M&S Current Account is subject to status and account conduct. You must be aged 18 or over.

Footnote 1* [1]Access to the M&S Monthly Saver is available when you switch to us using the Current Account Switch Service and include two active Direct Debits. You can save from as little as £25 up to a maximum of £250 a month. Which means that, if you pay in the maximum monthly contribution of £250 on the same date each month, for 12 months, you could earn gross interest of around £44.69. Partial withdrawals not permitted. Interest is paid at the end of the 12 month term. If you save less than £250 in any given month, you can carry over any unused allowance to the following months. Monthly Saver interest is calculated daily and credited annually at the end of the 12 month term. Rate is subject to change.

FAQs

Can I switch my account on a date that suits me?

Yes, you can select and agree a date with your new bank or building society and the process will start 6 working days before that date. Working days are Monday to Friday, excluding bank and public holidays.

What is the Current Account Switch Guarantee?

The guarantee sets out the key benefits of the service and specifies that you will be refunded any charges and interest incurred on your old or new bank account as a result of a failure of the service. All banks and building societies that display the Current Account Switch logo offer the Current Account Switch Service and abide by the guarantee.

How does the M&S Bank Debit Card work with Sparks?

Use your M&S Debit Card and Sparks card together when you shop at M&S and earn even more rewards.

How has Sparks changed?

Sparks has become simpler and more rewarding. Points have been removed and exciting new benefits have been introduced instead, like the chance to get surprise treats every time you shop. Sparks may have changed, but your M&S Debit Card points haven’t. You'll still continue to collect points every time you spend at M&S on your M&S Debit Card and receive your M&S reward vouchers every three months.

For more information about Sparks visit the join sparks page.

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Apply for an M&S Current Account

Apply over the phone:0800 756 7777

Lines are open 8am-8pm Monday to Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday. Calls are recorded.

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Definitions

AER is the annual equivalent rate. This is the interest rate you would receive if interest was paid and added to your savings on an annual basis. Gross is the rate of interest if interest were paid and not compounded each year. Interest rates correct as at 15 November 2019. EAR is the effective annual rate.

Calls are recorded.